Spring Conference 2023

The Spring Conference is the highlight of NOSTERā€™s curriculum: spend two days at conference venue Abdij MariĆ«nkroon near Den Bosch in order to engage with the work of peers and to...

Symposium ā€˜Understanding Judaism: New Approaches to Rabbinic Literatureā€™ (20&21 March 2023)

The board of the Compendia Rerum Iudaicarum ad Novum Testamentum foundation is thrilled to extend its invitation to you to join the two-day symposium ā€˜Understanding Judaism: New Approaches to...

Two-Day Masterclass ā€œUnesco and the Politics of Religious Heritageā€ 2023

Are you fascinated by the relationship between religion, politics, and heritage? Would you like to learn more about the role of UNESCO on these topics? Then join the two-day...

Lecture and Masterclass on Thinking about Liberal Faith with Willem B. Drees

On 24 March 2023, De Vrijzinnige Lezing (The Liberal Lecture) will take place in Utrecht with Professor dr. Willem B. Drees, titled ā€œAgnostisch Ć©n religieus? Vrijzinnig geloof in het licht van...

Midyear Meeting 2023

Halfway through the year, the Midyear Meeting focuses on career perspectives, both within and outside academia. As an academic community of emerging and senior scholars, NOSTER offers a valuable...

Lieneke Timpers New Curriculum Coordinator

As of September, Lieneke Timpers is the new Curriculum Coordinator for NOSTER. She has an MA in Medieval and Renaissance Studies from University College London and is finishing her...

Kick-Off on Religion and Nationalism

On Friday 7 October, NOSTER organizes its annual Kick-Off in Nijmegen. The full programme is for NOSTER ReMA students and PhD candidates, but senior members of NOSTER are invited...

Bi-annual conference Jewish and Christian Perspectives consortium: ‘Memory: In search for lost time’

The bi-annual conference of the ‘Jewish and Christian Perspectives’ consortium on the topic of ‘Memory: In search for lost time’ will be held from 9 until 12 May 2022....

Spring Conference 2022

The Spring Conference is an ideal opportunity to discover the ā€˜academic conferenceā€™ formula, to share knowledge and experiences and to strengthen our academic community. We will be staying at...

Workshop on ā€˜Prefigurative Politicsā€™ as a Lens for Researching Religious Practices

On Friday 25 February 2022, Professor dr Peter-Ben Smit (VU/UU), Professor dr Mariecke van den Berg (VU/RU) and dr Mathijs van de Sande (RU) organise an exploratory workshop on...